Location: Thermal, CA

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Manager/Supervisor

You are an experienced finance professional who thrives on knowing the numbers and tracking metrics and KPIs. It bothers you if your reconciliation is off and you are a stickler for deadlines and details. You see the bigger role a Controller can have for a medium-sized company and desire to grow into a larger role as the company grows.  If this sounds like you, keep reading.

Desert Jet is seeking a Controller to lead our accounting team and help grow it to fill the needs of three companies as they each grow.

Who Will Fit Best?

The type of person that will excel in this position has exemplary communication skills and can manage multiple tight deadlines with grace.  Successful candidates will have at least 5 years accounting experience and thrive in a fast-paced, friendly environment.  The ideal candidate is one that strives to perform at the highest level and wants to continually improve.  

Who We Are

Desert Jet is a group of full-service aviation companies providing jet owners with a full complement of aviation services – including FBO services and jet maintenance, management, charter, acquisitions and sales. But at heart, we are a group of people who are creating great futures for our families by building a group of companies based around our stated values that provide an exceptional service experience for our customers.  We believe that we can, as a team, build a fun work environment that will enable us to create a memorable experience for our customers that will enable them to do great things with their companies and loved ones through the utilization of private aviation.

Desert Jet is a fast-growing company with lots of opportunity on the horizon.  We have ranked on the Inc. 500|5000 list of the nation’s fastest growing, privately held companies five years in a row.  We are currently constructing a new 5 acre, 5 million dollar facility to accommodate our growth.

We have an active and effective Safety Management System that allows us to continually make thoughtful improvements in how we do things.  We hold a variety of industry recognitions, including IS-BAO Stage III Registration, ARGUS Platinum and Wyvern Wingman status.

Why Work for Desert Jet?

If you are a bright individual with ambitious goals, and want to make an impact in both your job and community, then this is the place for you!  Desert Jet’s team members are encouraged to grow and learn with the company’s help and support. We have a close-knit team who each play an important role in the growth of the company and who each inspire us to continue to learn, grow and improve in our roles.


We offer industry-leading compensation as well as a range of benefits and perks, including;


  • Company-paid medical, dental and vision insurance
  • 401k plan with a 100% company match up to 6% of the employee’s salary
  • Profit sharing
  • Two weeks of vacation and personal time annually after one year of service, increasing with seniority
  • Sick and family medical leave including maternity and paternity leave

Numerous other perks and benefits, from free gym memberships to free lunches at work!

About the Palm Springs Area

The greater Palm Springs area offers something for everyone - beautiful weather, low cost of living and ample opportunities for fun and adventure.  A sample of nearby activities include:

Hiking, golfing, tennis, polo and a ton of other activities are right in our backyard!  Big music festivals occur here each year, such as Coachella Fest, Desert Trip and Stagecoach.
Shopping, restaurants and world-class spas
California beaches - 2-3 hour drive
Desert off-road bike riding, sand dunes - less than 30 minutes drive
Colorado River - boating, jet skiing - 90 minute drive
Joshua Tree - hiking, rock climbing, camping - 60 minute drive
Mountains and snow skiing - 90 minute drive

Interested in learning more? We encourage you to learn more about Desert Jet at our website,  You’ll be able to read about your future coworkers on our site, our core values and a bit about our history.  Apply today!

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